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Re: Draft email to maintainers regarding Priority / Severity in Bugzilla



On Sun, 2009-04-19 at 20:23 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 09:01 +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> > I'm the only person able to assess the importance of a bug _to me._ If a 
> > bug in any package, no matter how unimportant it might seem to some 
> > triager, prevents my use of a computer, then that bug is critically 
> > important to me.
> > 
> > That importance does not mean that anyone has to assign massive 
> > resources to fixing it, but dismiss my assessment as irrelevant and I 
> > will be offended.
> 
> This is exactly why I don't expect this experiment to work.

As discussed on IRC, I'm perfectly happy to make it a condition of this
experiment that reporters don't get to touch the severity/priority
fields, if necessary.
-- 
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
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